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October 29, 2013

In the face of an e-commerce take-­over, brick-and-mortar retailers are flailing to attract Millennials into stores and industry experts are issuing the same old humdrum advice. Marketing gurus instruct retailers to make retail experiences for Millennials feel “personal” and “convenient.”

By Nate Dwyer, Red Peak Branding

February 8, 2013

Everybody loves a turnaround story. RadioShack is betting that the now-former president of daily living products and solutions for Walgreens, Joe Magnacca, will help author a turnaround story of its own for the small-box consumer electronics retailer.

Everybody loves a turnaround story. RadioShack is betting that the now-former president of daily living products and solutions for Walgreens, Joe Magnacca, will help author a turnaround story of its own for the small-box consumer electronics retailer.

January 6, 2012

The global redemption rate of mobile coupons will average at over 8% by 2016, which represents an eightfold increase over the best paper coupons campaigns, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

Hampshire, United Kingdom -- The global redemption rate of mobile coupons will average at over 8% by 2016, which represents an eightfold increase over the best paper coupons campaigns, according to a new report from Juniper Research. North American and Western European markets are now beginning to follow the same growth path as the Far East & China and by 2016 there will be over 600 million regular mobile coupon users worldwide.

January 10, 2011

The 100th annual “Big Show,” the National Retail Federation’s annual event in New York City, launched at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Sunday, Jan. 9 with a lineup of sessions and plenty of buzz.

New York City -- The 100th annual “Big Show,” the National Retail Federation’s annual event in New York City, launched at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Sunday, Jan. 9 with a lineup of sessions and plenty of buzz.

One of the most talked-about topics? Facebook has a booth at NRF this year, representing the power that social media does, and will, play in the retail industry.

October 21, 2010

Predicting consumer behavior is always risky, particularly in today’s uncertain economic climate.

Predicting consumer behavior is always risky, particularly in today’s uncertain economic climate. But global market research firm Mintel has taken on the challenge, identifying nine key consumer trends for the coming year. From shopping for bargains to working beyond retirement age, a good number of the trends are tied into the recession and its lingering aftermath.

August 31, 2010

When Reuben Slone penned his Harvard Business Review article entitled “Are you the weakest...

May 12, 2008

Borders Group is joining forces with the national Latina organization Las Comadres, and the Association...

April 27, 2008

The latest news out of Deloitte’s consumer group is that sales of consumer electronics, furniture,...

November 17, 2007

IKEA is launching a multi-million dollar, multi-component brand campaign designed to highlight the importance of home in America. The retailer launched its “Home is the Most Important Place in the World” campaign in late September, with a press event at Cedar Lakes Studio and Theatre in Manhattan.

July 31, 2005

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January 11, 2005

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January 11, 2005

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